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  • n. A period of being beaten or hammered.
  • n. A heavy defeat
  • v. Present participle of hammer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In silversmithing, a dented appearance on silverware, each dent being made by successive carefully directed blows of the hammer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)


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  • My adjectival use: 'The hammering sound disturbed his sleep.'

    August 22, 2011